By John Eggerton, Multichannel News, 9-22-20

New America’s Open Technology Institute (OTI) and almost a dozen other civil society groups are strongly against the Republicans’ latest effort to come up with national privacy legislation.

That came in a letter to the Senate Commerce Committee opposing the American Framework to Ensure Data Access, Transparency, and Accountability Act (SAFE DATA Act).

The committee is holding a hearing Sept. 23 titled “Revisiting the Need for Federal Privacy Legislation.”

The bill is a revision of the United States Consumer Data Privacy Act, a draft of which was released in November 2019. » Read More